Milan City Sightseeing – Make a memorable experience in Milan discovering the city with Milan Hop on Hop off Tour and MilanoCard

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To get to the best of the city, take one of the red buses, the Milan hop on hop off, which allows you to visit Milan and the main streets of the city comfortably sit down, and get off at the stops of your interest. Ticket for Milan hop on hop off includes an audio guide in one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Russian. Thanks to MilanoCard, the MilanExperienceCard, you can get a 10% discount on the ticket for Milan Hop on Hop off, click here and find out more information.

The Milan Open Tour has 3 lines, a few weeks ago we talked about line A (click here to read the article). Today we are talking about the line B of City Sightseeing Milan and the most interesting stops where you will discover some of the symbols of the city.

Hours of Line B: first departure at 10.00 am from Largo Cairoli 18, rides every 45 minutes.

Line B of Milan Hop on Hop off tour stopped at:

– Sforza Castel
– Triennale Desing Museum
– Garibaldi (new Milan area with skyscrapers)
– Corso Como
– Repubblica
– Palazzo Lombardia
– Milan Central Station
– Buenos Aires (shopping/commercial area)
– San Babila
– Duomo
– Scala Theatre
– Brera District
– Sforza Castle
The main stops we suggest to get down the bus and to walk aroud are:
milan hop on hop offMILAN TRIENNALE MUSEUM –  the Milan tour starts from Largo Cairoli, in front of Sforza Castle (click here and discover Milan civic museums). Going up to Milan City Sightseeing, continue to the Milan Triennale museum, an international cultural institution that produces exhibitions, conventions and events of art, design, architecture, fashion, cinema, communication and society. The Palazzo dell’Arte, the building where the Milan Triennale museum is housed, was built by Giovanni Munzio in 1933. Today it houses the Triennale Foundation and the Triennale Design Museum. The interiors, built on three main levels, have ample high ceilings that allow maximum versatility in the design of exhibition, paths and other installations. Thank to MilanoCard, your MilanExperienceCard, you can get a reduction on the ticket to the Milan Triennale museum. Click here for more information.

DUOMO OF MILAN – Get on the Milan Hop on Hop off and continue your tour of the city. You will see the new buildings of Porta Garibaldi, you will continue in front of Palazzo Lombardia and admire the famous Milan Central Station until arriving in Piazza Duomo, here you can visit the cathedral. In the place where today stands the Duomo of Milan, there were the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore, called the winter cathedral, and the Basilica of Santa Tecla, called the summer cathedral. After the collapse of the bell tower, Archbishop Antonio de ‘Saluzzi decided to build a new and larger cathedral. In 1386 begins the construction of the cathedral. Gian Galeazzo Visconti imposed the marble of Candoglia as a building material of the Duomo of Milan and Gothic style. Initially there was a three-naves building, with square side chapels. It was then decided to build 5 naves. By purchasing the promotion MilanExperienceCard + Duomo ticket get 10% off to see Milan from above from the cathedral terraces

A short walk from the Duomo of Milan, there is Highline Galleria, the path over the rooftops of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Thanks to MilanoCard you can get free access, find out how!

milan hop on hop offGALLERIE D’ITALIA – with Milan Hop on Hop off, go on until piazza Scala. Here, in addition to the Leonardo da Vinci monument in the center of the square, you can visit Gallerie d’Italia, the exhibition space dedicated to 19th and 20th century art and contemporary art. Inside the exhibition site there are works by: Antonio Canova, Francesco Hayez, Giovanni Migliara, works by the Italian Risorgimento, works of Symbolism, Umberto Boccioni and the artists of Futurism and much more. With the MilanExperienceCard you can get 40% on the ticket and 20% on the entrance ticket during temporary exhibitions. Click here and find out more.

Save 10% on the Milan Hop On Hop off thanks to MilanoCard, the MilanExperienceCard of the city. MilanoCard is available from 24h, 48h, 72h and offers discounts and gratuities in the city’s main attractions. Click here and find out all the benefits!

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Enjoy your tour of Milan and memorable experience with MilanoCard and City Sightseeing Tour.

The best Pizza of Milan – a memorabile experience in on the rooftop of Milan with an original italian pizza in a wooden oven

best Pizza of Milan

If you visit the center of Milan, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the best pizza of Milan at the Pizzeria i 12 Gatti (Pizzeria the 12 Cats) located on the rooftos of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. Experience the pizzeria thanks your MilanoCard a very milanexperiencecard. The menu includes a large assortment of traditional Neapolitan pizzas cooked in the wood-burning oven.

Guests of the Pizzeria i 12 Gatti can enjoy the outdoor terrace overlooking the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

The name Pizzeria i 12 Gatti comes from a legend that surrounds the roofs of the Gallery. A long time ago, there was an old lady who lived in the attics of the Galleria together with her two black cats. When he was too old to continue living in the attic, the elderly lady left, leaving the two cats that over time had reached 12.

best Pizza of MilanThe Pizzeria i 12 Gatti is located in the heart of the city’s historic center. With its terrace overlooking the roofs of Highline Galleria and Milan, it is the first restaurant on the roofs of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Thanks to MilanoCard, the MilanExperienceCard of Milan, you can taste the best pizza of Milan at a special price. Only with MilanoCard, menù and entrance at Highline Galleria at 15€. The menu includes pizza, drinks and coffee. Click here and book your lunch or dinner at the Pizzeria i 12 Gatti.

Come and discover the Highline Galleria, the path on the rooftops of the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. The idea of building a street connecting Piazza Duomo to Piazza della Scala was followed by Carlo Cattaneo’s debate for the renovation of the area near the cathedral of Milan. On April 3, 1860, a competition was launched for the construction of the street that would connect the two squares. The competition was won in 1863 by architect Giuseppe Mengoni. The ceremony for laying the first stone was on March 7, 1865 in the presence of King Vittorio Emanuele II. The work was completed in three years.

One year after its inauguration, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in Milan was nicknamed “Salotto di Milano” (Milan’s lounge) and became the seat of bourgeois life. The life of the Galleria was tied to that of the Scala Theater. Thanks to MilanoCard, visit the Scala Museum getting 35% discount (for information, click here). In addition to being a favorite venue to go to the theater, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele became a gathering place for musicians and singers.

On 2015, at the Expo, the Universal Exhibition held in Milan in 2015, was opened the path over the rooftops of the Gallery, called the Highline Galleria.

Discover Highline Galleria thanks to your MilanoCard, click here and find more.


What to see in Milan – Discover some of the most beautiful places in Milan

What to see in Milan

When you arrive in a new city, every tourist tries to visit all the most important and famous places. But in addition to the main attractions, there are other places that deserve to be discovered.

To get to the best of Milan and the places it can offer, buy MilanoCard, the MilanExperienceCard, and use all the city’s public transport for free, so you can reach all the museums and monuments you want to visit.

Below are some of the most beautiful places in town, here’s what to see in Milan:

1.Church of San Cristoforo

The Church of San Cristoforo is located on the Naviglio Grande. At one time its fifteenth-century bell tower was considered the lighthouse indicating the proximity of the city to those who came from Ticino. To reach this Renaissance jewel, thanks to your MilanExperienceCard you can take tram number 2 from Piazza Duomo Milan and reach the Church of San Cristoforo.

2.Church of St. Maurice at the Monastery Maggiore

Named the Sistine Chapel of Milan, the Church of St. Maurice at the Monastery Maggiore is in the process of Magenta, near Piazzale Cadorna Milan. The interior of the church is entirely frescoed by Bernardino Luini.

Use your Milan Card and get to the church by taking the Milan red metro and get off at Piazzale Cadorna, take the avenue Carducci and on the left you can find Corso Magenta.

3.Church of Santa Maria at San Satiro

The Church of Santa Maria in San Satiro near the Duomo Milan, via Torino. The peculiarity of this church is the fake choir designed by Bramante. Because of the little space for making the choir, Bramante designed reliefs and molded tiles to form a prospective escape to give the idea of depth.

To reach this church you can take the Milan red metro or the Milan yellow metro, get off at the Milan Duomo stop and head for Torino. Not far from this church, there is the Crypt of San Sepolcro, in San Sepolcro Square, built on the ancient Roman hole in the city. For more information, click here.

4.Highline Galleria Milan

Near the Duomo in Milan, there is the Highline Galleria, the catwalk on the roofs of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Designed by architect Giuseppe Mengoni, the Gallery was inaugurated on March 7, 1865 by King Vittorio Emanuele II.

Thanks to MilanoCard you can get free access to Highline Galleria. Click here and find out how!

5.The Monumental Cemetery Milan

What to see in MilanThe Monumental Cemetery in Milan is the largest city cemetery located in the city center. Thanks to MilanoCard you can reach the cemetery by taking the Milan lilac metro and descending to the Monumental stop. The Monumental Cemetery was designed by the architect Carlo Maciachini and built in 1864.

The cemetery is considered an open-air museum. It houses statues and monuments of famous artists including Vincenzo Vela, Adolf Wildt, Medardo Rosso, Italo Antico, Lucio Fontana and many more.

Thanks to MilanoCard you can visit the city easily by taking the public transport of Milan and getting discounts or gratuities in the city’s main attractions. Click here and find out more about MilanExerienceCard.

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Experience in Milan

Milan is a wonderfull experience with MilanExperienceCard

Milan is a city full of attractions that you will not miss when you come to visit the city. You can do a lot of experience in Milan. Thanks to MilanoCard, you can get free public transport and live a memorable experiences  with what Milan offers.

Here are 5 experience in Milan that you can’t lose!

1. The Museum of Novecento

The museum was born with the aim of spreading the knowledge of 20th-century art. The exhibition is made up of about 400 works from the twentieth century, starting from 1902, the exhibition year of the work Il Quarto Stato of Pelizza da Volpedo. The museum hosts works by Futurism, Metaphysics, Art Poor, Formula 1 Group, and many other groups of Italian avant-garde.

Thanks to MilanoCard you can visit the Museum of Novecento and all civic museums in Milan for only 10 €. Click here for more information.

2. Navigli tour

A journey through the old canals that were sailed by the boats that supplied the old Milan. The upgrading of the Darsena gives Milan a historic and symbolic place in the city.

Thanks to MilanoCard you get a 10% discount on Navigli’s boat tour. Click here for more information.

3. The Last Supper

MilanExperienceCardAt the end of the 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci painted a wall of the refectory of the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie. It is the most famous representation of the Last Supper, masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance.

Discover the MilanoCard promotion + The Last Supper, click here.

4. Highline Galleria

If you are in Duomo Square, do not forget to visit the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and to make the riddle to make three laps on themselves by placing the right heel on the balls of the bull, the mosaic is at the center of the path.

Thanks to MilanoCard you can now go for free the walkway on the roofs of the Gallery. Click here for more information.

5. Museum of AC Milan

MilanExperienceCardMondo Milan is an exhibition experience that presents AC Milan’s trophies in a spectacular way, and tells the story of the Club through the innovative encounter between the rare historical relics and the most modern interactive technologies.

From this year, if you buy MilanoCard, you can receive free access to the museum. Click here to find out how.

If you visit the city and want to enjoy all the experience in Milan, buy MilanoCard and travel freely on public transport and get discounts or free access to the city’s top attractions!

New promotion of MilanoCard – The world of Leonardo

Disover the new promotion of MilanoCard. Among the many attractions in Milan, do not miss the world of Leonardo, a museum that allows you to discover Leonardo da Vinci as an artist and inventor, thanks to unedited reconstructions of his machines and restoration of his paintings.

Thanks to MilanoCard, get 50% off on the ticket’s entrance! And from today, 60% of from Monday to Thursday, from 8.30pm to 10.30 pm. Click here for more information.

New promotion with MilanoCard

Inside the museum you will discover the Sottomarino meccanico (Mechanical submarine)the Libellula meccanica (Mechanical dragonfly), the Macchina volante di Milano (Steering wheel of Milan), The digital restoration of the Last Supper, the reconstruction of the Sforza Monument and much more

Multimedia experiences allow the public to interact with the Leonardo machines, artworks and codes.

To reach the world of Leonardo, you can use the red line of subway and get off at the Duomo stop or the yellow line and get off at the Montenapoleone stop. From Piazza Duomo, walk through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and reach the museum.

To continue your discovery of Leonardo, come to the Crypt of Leonardo located in the old Roman Forum of the city of Milan. Click here for more information.

Discover these places thanks to MilanoCard! With this card you will also have public transport included.

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